Ako Dantsu (carpet) Kariya Workshop

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Indigo-dyed Ako Dantsuin which the efforts from the Edo era is weaved into

Ako Dantsu (carpet) had been created by a woman named Naka Kojima at the end of the Edo era. Dantsu is completely handmade. Its unique coloring and design patterns became popular at the time and was used in the imperial train for the empress, ship for the crown prince and as a carpet for the throne in the Privy Council, highly valued as one of the three best producing district of Dantsusalong with Sakai and Nabeshima.

  • Official Site
  • Address
    〒678-0239 兵庫県赤穂市加里屋2073−4
  • Access
    From JR Banshu Ako station
    ・8 minutes' walk
    ・5 minutes by car
  • Inquiries
  • Business Hours
    10:00 am - 12:30 pm 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Holidays
    Second and fourth Sundays, public holidays, year end and new year

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